Samba and busy network
saifi.khan at datasynergy.org
Sun Aug 30 04:32:18 UTC 2009
On Fri, 28 Aug 2009, stan wrote:
> I have a FreeBSD machine serving as (among other things) a Samba server
> for an XP instance running under VirtualBox. The XP application is a data
> gathering one that polls continuously. I have set up things so that XP
> mounts the Samba share, and logs it's data there.
> Problem is that every morning I come in to find that the XP app is
> complaining of disk problems from the share. I am fairly certain that this
> problem is occurring in the middle of the night, when my Amanda backups run.
> This does load the network fairly good. The FreeBSD box, and the Linux box
> are on the same switch, and same subnet. Anyone have suggestions as to how
> to address this issue?
Can you please share error logs on the xp share side ?
What is the backup set size that Amanda is handling ?
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